21 Apr '11, 4am

ST forum writer apologises for accusation that forum editor twisted his letter.

I refer to Miss Indranee Rajah's letter in the April 14th edition of the ST forum. Whilst I personally have been a strong opponent of two-party systems as implemented in the West. I feel this is where Singaporeans need to define the two-party system some say they want. It is not unthinkable that a two-party system can result in cooperation between both parties to achieve the best result for Singapore, if Singaporeans make it clear that is what they want from their political system. It is undeniable that the government has done an amazing job in raising Singapore to the status of a first-world country in just a short space of 40 years and that they continue to implement sound policies that are designed to ensure the economic engine continues to drive us forward. However, there is always the danger that the over-emphasis on policies designed to fuel economic growth may resul...

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